The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released its traffic fatality report for 2010. Among other findings, overall traffic fatalities have fallen to the lowest levels since 1949. Alcohol still a killer There are few things more dangerous than a person behind the wheel who is under the influence of alcohol. Going by data contained Read on! →

Traffic fatalities may not be the leading cause of death in the United States, but they are among the most preventable, leading government officials to focus on reducing them. Early data from 2011 traffic fatalities indicates they have fallen to the lowest levels on record. Death in decline According to the Centers for Disease Control, Read on! →

The debate continues over whether cities should install cameras to catch people running red lights. The cameras are often installed at intersections, and proponents insist they save lives and money. However, the evidence is not conclusive. Study claims cameras make motorists safer Red light cameras may not save as many lives as claimed, according to Read on! →

For six years, traffic fatalities in the U.S. have been on the decline. Suddenly, researchers are finding they have risen in the first half of 2012. Traffic fatalities increase mysteriously At the start of the year, traffic death statistics were at a 60 year low. The decline is generally thought to be because of seat Read on! →

A study in the British Medical Journal has found stoned drivers are twice as likely to be in a car crash. However, drivers affected by cannabis are still less dangerous than drunk drivers. Marijuana use linked to accidents Consensus has been for many years that it is better to not ingest anything that can affect Read on! →

People are warned to nap if tired behind the wheel for good reason, as drowsy driving is dangerous. The idea that you should pull over and grab a nap is not just an old wives’ tale. A recently released study indicates that almost a fifth of crashes that result in fatalities involved a drowsy driver. Read on! →